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overlaid

verb
past tense of overlay

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1 to form a layer over
  • you should apply a coat of primer first, and then overlay it with two coats of paint

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2 to lie over parts of one another
  • cedar shingles overlaying one another on the roof

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“Overlaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overlaid. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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